Women Changing Makeup of Military, and Perhaps its Politics
Veterans by and large did vote for GOP candidates. But more women are joining the military, and they are bucking the pattern.
Senate Set to Confirm Wilkie for Veterans Affairs Secretary
Pentagon official Robert Wilkie is expected to become secretary of Veterans Affairs when the Senate votes Monday.
Low-Key Washington Insider Makes a Bid to Fix Struggling VA
Robert Wilkie was dispatched to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs after President Trump fired Secretary David Shulkin.
Trump Considering Army Veteran for VA Secretary: Source
A White House official said Rep. Brian Mast, who was elected to the House in 2016, was on the list of candidates to head VA.
Mixed Signals from Trump on VA Nominee as Allegations Build
His nomination in peril, Veterans Affairs nominee Ronny Jackson fought to convince lawmakers of his leadership abilities.
Trump Says VA Pick Will Soon Decide Whether to Withdraw
Trump said he didn't want to put Jackson through "a process like this — it's too ugly and too disgusting.
Senators Delay VA Confirmation Hearing amid New Allegations
Allegations began surfacing late last week involving Ronny Jackson's workplace practices.
Senators Considering a Delay for VA Confirmation Hearing
Senators were discussing plans to delay the confirmation hearing for President Trump's pick to be Veteran Affairs secretary.
White House Goes on Attack over Shulkin's Claim He Was Fired
The White House is hitting back at former VA Secretary David Shulkin for claiming that he was fired from his job.
Perry Denies Interest in VA Job as Trump Mulls Replacement
Speaking after a Senate hearing, Perry said he's keeping his job and made a reference to reports as "fake news."
Watchdog's Report Faults VA Chief over Europe Trip Expenses
It found Dr. Shulkin improperly accepted Wimbledon tickets and may have used taxpayer funds for his wife's airfare.
Trump to Unveil 'America First' National Security Strategy
Trump's doctrine holds that nation states are in perpetual competition.
VA's Quiet Plan to Widen Private Care with Tricare Stirs Ire
The Department of Veterans Affairs has been developing plans to merge its health system with the Pentagon's.
VA Urges 'Hiring Surge' to Reduce Veterans' Appeals Backlog
The VA is warning of a rapidly growing backlog for veterans who seek to appeal decisions involving disability benefits.
VA Watchdog Reviewing Shulkin's 10-Day Trip to Europe
The Veterans Affairs Department's watchdog said Tuesday it is reviewing Secretary David Shulkin's 10-day trip to Europe.
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Col. Jason Lamb, took the stage before a packed audience of airmen with Lt. Gen. Brian Kelly.
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A helicopter crew was dispatched to conduct a search for possible people in distress.